Tag Archives: beer trips

Beer bloggers and writers coming to Tampa

The 2016 Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference is coming to Tampa! The announcement was made just minutes ago at the conclusion of this year’s conference in Asheville, North Carolina. The Tampa conference will be July 8-10, 2016, at the Tampa … Continue reading

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A cold beer by the pool is ideal – but make it a good one

One of the joys of living in – or visiting – Florida is the poolside bar at a hotel or resort. Few activities are more pleasurable during our brutal hot summers than sipping a cold beer just a few feet … Continue reading

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Clothing-optional beer festival can be enlightening

The beer festival started at noon, but I arrived around 10:30 a.m. to get set up for my book signing. I rolled up to the gated community’s guardhouse, got my name checked off the list, and proceeded to the vendor … Continue reading

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Upward and onward: Florida brewery numbers continue to grow

The Brewers Association announced during the recent Craft Brewers Conference in Portland, Oregon, that Florida came in fifth in the number of new breweries opened in a state during 2014, with 42 (Washington state led the pack with 83). According … Continue reading

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